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Wintertime is Radon Testing Time

Did you know that an estimated 40% of Pennsylvania homes have higher levels of radon than national safety standards?  This is due in large part to the state’s geology.  Radon is an odorless, colorless radioactive gas that occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks and enters homes through cracks in the […]

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Downingtown Area Senior Center “Bridge to the Future” Fundraiser Feb. 23

The Downingtown Area Senior Center (DASC), 983 East Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown, will be holding a “Bridge to the Future” fundraiser to help support essential services on Friday, February 23, 2018.  The DASC serves Honey Brook Township and 14 other municipalities with its many free programs as well as providing information and assistance for a variety of […]

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CHEMSWEEP Program Available in Chester County – Apply by Feb. 28

The Department of Agriculture is offering its CHEMSWEEP program in 19 counties, including Chester County, in 2018.  Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in these 19 counties can dispose of unwanted pesticides safely before they become a safety hazard or an environmental concern.  Licensed pesticide applicators, pesticide dealers, and commercial pesticide application businesses are eligible if […]

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State Police Issue Generator Safety Information

The Pennsylvania State Police would like to remind all those who have portable generators to be mindful of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxides is a colorless, odorless gas that is found in the fumes produced when fuel is burned in things like cars, trucks, small engines, stoves, grills, fireplaces, hot water heaters, and […]

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WalkWorks ChesCo! Invites Predictions for 2018

As part of the Chester County Health Department (CCHD)’s WalkWorks ChesCo! initiative, the CCHD is seeking community engagement to predict the number of additional steps and walkers that the County will achieve in 2018. The predictions will help guide their annual goal and action plan.  Please access the following 2-question survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WalkWorks2018.  

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Annual Dog License Renewal Time

The time for dog license renewal is now upon us!  All dogs three (3) months of age and older must be registered by January 1st of each year no matter when the license was purchased the previous year. An annual dog license is valid from January 1st to December 31st of the year in which […]

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Master Composter Classes Announced for 2018

The Chester County Board of Commissioners is sponsoring the 2018 Certified Master Composter Classes through the Chester County Solid Waste Authority.  Attendance at three evening classes is required along with 6 hours of volunteer time in order to receive certification.  Classes are held in Room 171 of the Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, West […]

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